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Chiefs Sign CB Damond Smith

  The Kansas City Chiefs announced the signing of CB Damond Smith on Monday. The #Chiefs have signed Damond Smith, CB, South Alabama. — Kansas City Chiefs (@KCChiefs) July 28, 2014 Smith was one of four players ruled eligible for this year’s supplemental draft. However, none of them were selected by NFL teams. Smith measured in at 5’11 and 184 lbs during his Pro Day and...
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Negotiations Between The Chiefs & Alex Smith Are Ongoing

  Chiefs HC Andy Reid told reporters on Monday that they are still discussing a contract extension with QB Alex Smith. “I mean, there’s communication going on,” Reid said, via the Kansas City Star. “Like I told you before, that’s the important thing. “Alex is a good football player, he’s great for this football team and we’re lucky to have him here.” The paper...
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Tight end Demetrius Harris confident he can catch on with the Chiefs

Sean McGrath’s retirement probably means Demetrius Harris will land a spot on the Chiefs’ 53-man roster for the season opener Sept. 7 against Tennessee at Arrowhead Stadium. Harris — a raw but intriguing 6-foot-7 prospect, who played basketball in college — might have beat out McGrath anyway. Of course, removing McGrath from the equation simplifies the decision for head...
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Chiefs Training Camp Update: An unexpected retirement, stock up, stock down

As the Kansas City Chiefs settle in at training camp in St. Joe, Missouri and begin to get into the full swing of things, it seems like an appropriate time to recap on all of the news and notes out of Chiefs camp thus far. Sean McGrath Officially Retires After Chiefs tight end Sean McGrath missed the first two days of training camp, the word around the league was that the 26 year...
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The Kansas City Chiefs weekend training camp photo gallery

The Kansas City Chiefs opened training camp on Thursday at Missouri Western University. That means fans can get to see the Chiefs live for the first time since January. For a complete list of the team’s training camp schedule you can look here on the team’s official website. But if you’re not able to make it out we’ve got the next best thing. Here’s a collection of the...
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Kansas City Chiefs QB Alex Smith ranked 19th best in NFL, full top-30 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 quarterbacks in the NFL today, there were plenty of people angry about their favorite team’s signal caller not making the list. It made for a spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. The second batch of QBs, Nos. 11-20, generated a similar response. The next logical step in the ranking of the game’s quarterbacks...
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Kansas City Chiefs’ Dwayne Bowe named 42nd best fantasy WR, Avery is 58th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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Demetrius Harris climbing ladder to starting tight end position

One man's misfortune can be another's opportunity and for Kansas City Chiefs tight end Demetrius Harris, and a golden one opened up with the retirement of Sean McGrath. Harris brought his weight up to 257 pounds after reporting to the team at 225 in his rookie season in 2013, while taking reps with the first-team offense at training camp while Travis Kelce continues to...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Top 5 most important players of 2014

Training camp is here, and the position battles are furious. It is obvious there are guys fighting and clawing with all of their will to make this roster. There are also guys that are not fighting to make this roster, but fighting to be the guy on this roster that takes the Kansas City Chiefs to the promised land. Kansas City Chiefs: Predicting the Chiefs’ record Every player on...
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3 in the Kee: Which Chiefs are giving the club the most bang for their salary-cap buck?

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The trouble with a bargain in the NFL is that it has such a limited shelf life. Rookies outplay their initial, slotted contracts and demand market value for services rendered. Stud veterans sniff around for the most guaranteed money and the most years; if you won't give it to them, they'll find someone else that will. Or hold out trying. The Kansas City...
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Kansas City Chiefs: Biggest winners in training camp

Let the battles begin for all those looking to make the Kansas City Chiefs final 53 man roster. We are only a few days into camp and it is clear there a number of obvious positional battles going on. Seeing Sean Smith work with the second teams everyday has many fans scratching their heads. Seeing both Eric Berry and Dwayne Bowe exit with early injuries will not comfort them. It...
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Jamaal Charles knew he held the big joker

If you ever played spades you know if you hold the “big joker” you can wreak **** at the end. It’s kind of like of having the emergency button to deactivate or active a bomb. The “big joker” guarantees a book no matter what; you just have to make sure you don’t bump heads with your partner. That card is what makes everyone weary at the table and that is the card Kansas...
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Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Kansas City Chiefs camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns - Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) - Top10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) - Ten most overrated players in the NFL ...
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Chiefs continue to make moves, waive OL Rokevious Watkins and add TE Adam Schiltz

According to Marty Gitlin of CBS Sports, the Chiefs made several roster moves waiving offensive lineman Rokevious Watkins and adding via waivers from tight end Adam Schiltz. Watkins played in three games with the team last season, however, he was suspended for violating the league's substance abuse policy earlier this month and will miss the first four games of 2014. Schiltz...
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Dwayne Bowe Starts Camp in Peak Physical Condition

Dwayne Bowe lost 12 pounds this offseason and said that he did it because he knows he is getting older and needs to be in better shape, and if he wants to last longer in the league he needs to be in peak physical condition. I like that he worked so hard this offseason and hopefully it shows on the field this year. Last year he looked slow and put up some of his worst numbers of...
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Chiefs Waive G Rokevious Watkins, Claim TE Adam Schiltz From Titans

  The Kansas City Chiefs announced that they have waived G Rokevious Watkins and claimed TE Adam Schiltz off of waivers from the Titans. Watkins release comes just a few weeks after he was suspended for the first four games of the 2014 season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. Watkins, 25, still had two years remaining on his three-year, $1.485...
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Kansas City Chiefs have three guys named to projected 2014 All-NFL team

The offseason is officially complete, as training camps across the league started this week. Thus, it’s a good time to assess what each team has on their roster; things are pretty much set, especially in terms of starting lineups. During a four-week period this summer, the editors at cover32 determined the All-Division team for each of the NFL’s eight divisions. Today, it...
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Who is the top fantasy football sleeper for the Kansas City Chiefs?

The Kansas City Chiefs training camp kicked off yesterday, which means that the 2014 NFL season is so close we can almost taste it. That also means that another all-important season is about to begin: fantasy football. I know that some of you may not be fantasy football fanatics, but don’t you think it’s time that you got in on the craze? Over 30 million people play every year...
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Alex Smith, Eric Berry, Justin Houston, Dontari Poe: 2014 and Beyond

Alex Smith and Justin Houston will be free agents in 2015. Eric Berry, Dontari Poe, Tamba Hali, Derrick Johnson, and Jamaal Charles follow suit the following year. The Chiefs have tough decisions regarding these players. Which to re-sign and which to let go? In this post, I breakdown the pros and cons of keeping and letting each one go, as well as the potential replacements for...
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Andy Reid: We're ahead of last year

Kansas City Chiefs General manager John Dorsey and coach Andy Reid are in their second year of running the team and after a whirlwind first season filled with personnel moves, transactions, and trades, the two are now in the middle of their plans going forward. The majority of players is returning and will have had a year's worth of experience in the team's system, and...
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Why Jamaal Charles' Contract Is A Steal For Kansas City

Before his extension, Jamaal Charles’ annual average salary made him the 13th highest paid running back, falling between Ryan Mathews and Fred Jackson.  He had two years left on that contract and would make up to $9.9 million.  The extension he received from the Chiefs has been reported as two years and $18 million.  The deal also included $5 million added over the course of...
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Chiefs Reward Charles With Two Year Extension

Jamaal Charles‘ hold out for a new contract lasted all of 4 hours, as Wednesday afternoon the Kansas City Chiefs announced a two-year extension for the bell cow running back. Last year’s salary saw Charles outside the top 15 RB contracts in the NFL and the new extension (two years $18.1 million) lands him just behind the top RB earner, Adrian Peterson. Though the new deal contains...
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Sean Smith still working with the Chiefs second team defense

It looks like Chiefs cornerback Sean Smith is still in the dog house after his offseason DUI arrest. Smith was working with Kansas City’s second-team defense during their first training camp practice. CB Sean Smith is still running with 2nd team. He ended spring practice that way — Adam Teicher (@adamteicher) July 24, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: ...
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Chiefs welcome back Jamaal Charles

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. -- The Kansas City Chiefs welcomed back star running back Jamaal Charles on Thursday for the first day of coach Andy Reid's second training camp at Missouri Western. Charles, who signed a two-year contract extension Wednesday, entered the practice field Thursday to thunderous cheers from fans in attendance. He didn't disappoint, catching a screen pass from...
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Kansas City Chiefs top 3 training camp storylines

As I travel north from my home in San Antonio to the Kansas City Chiefs’ training camp at the University of Western Missouri in St. Joe, I find myself thinking about what I would like to see from the team as the 2014 season approaches. As this is the first camp I’ve attended as either a writer or a fan, I’m a bit overwhelmed at the prospect of being able to spend time watching...
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